BSP MP jailed for daughter-in-law’s dowry death

narendraBSP MP Narendra Kashyap, his wife Devendri Devi and their son Sagar have been sent to 14 days judicial custody over the alleged dowry death of Sagar’s wife Himani, age 29.

Himani was found dead in a bathroom with a gunshot injury in her head. A complaint was filed by Om Prakash, Himani’s uncle, that said Himani was shot dead because the Kashyap family was unhappy with the dowry she had brought, and demanded a Fortuner SUV vehicle after the wedding.

Three other accused, the younger son Siddharth and sisters-in-law Sarita and Shobha were said to be absconding.

Police say Himani married Sagar Kashyap three years ago and was the mother of a year-old son. Himani’s father is a former Uttar Pradesh Minister.